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degrees. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. we say good morning to sarah. >> good morning. nothing but good news. we are looking at a clear ride on the north side. watch for a water main break over towards helen with some closures. you can see we're doing good. looking good you make your way over to the west side. 795 is checking out find in towards the beltway. 11 minutes on the outer loop. 60 minutes on southbound 895 from the northbound down to the south side. problem free getting over towards provenance and beyond. this is a live look of traffic at liberty. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. over to you. >> some baltimore county
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legislators are hoping to give businesses the boot. >> jennifer franciotti is live in towson with the details. >> the push to make a change is complaint driven by residents who do not want seedy shops in their neighborhood. the measure applies to sex shops parlors and the southwest video and boutique in arbutus. it limits the floor space of x- rated items from 20% to 5%. the capitol located near a church, or day care. >> they have one year to move their business. or move the adult material. >> the full council is expected
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to vote on this measure sometime next week. jennifer franciotti, wbal-tv 11 news. >> that brings us to our watercooler question of the day. do you think baltimore county should band businesses like sex shops from setting up shops near residential areas? e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com. >> three members of an alleged coltult were sentenced yesterda. queen antoinette was charged yesterday. the judge ordered no psychiatric treatment for any of them, saying they did not except responsibility in the death of javon thompson. the child's mother testified against the group in march and received a 20-year suspended sentence. joseph brown is charged
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with first-degree murder for the 2008 shooting murder of graham. later died at shock trauma. also today, the man accused of shooting the chinese carryout man will learn his fate today. wang zero not a chinese carryout in east baltimore. the man is expected to receive a 40-year charge. >> the owner of a popular bar, george balog, -- all three men appeared to be drinking. a frostburg university student has been indicted on first- degree murder. police say tyrone hall fired two
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rounds after a group of students confronted him. brandon carroll was killed. ellis hartridge was injured in the shooting. >> the police and fire units are taking their battle over reform to the airwaves. it could save the city $93 million. it requires a minimum retirement age of 55. a campaign started running on four different radio stations. >> what if you called 911 and nobody answered? they are counting on us for support. baltimore city is trying to slash benefits. tell us city hall this is not the way to pay inch pan >> the money saved would go from using a different cost of living formula and a proposed in
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contributions. >> tuesday's senate primaries especially jolt, in pennsylvania. arlen specter was defeated. kate amara explains what happened when the vote was counted. >> from pennsylvania on down, the primaries offered clues about anti-incumbent sentiment and the popularity of the president. >> a win for the people over the establishment, over the status quo, even over washington d.c. >> joe sestak defeated arlen specter, proving there is another anti-incumbent anger to lawmakersran lineback
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packing. in arkansas, a centrist may not survive without taking sides. blanche lincoln could not get enough votes for a runoff. and in kentucky, prove the tea party can turn a movement into real those peer rand paul defeated the establishment's choice. >> this is the message to washington that we are unhappy and that we want things done differently. >> voters signaling they are ready for change. >> this seems to be a real house cleaning. new blood is getting injecting. people lost to real upstart's. >> the loss in pennsylvania is seen as a loss for the white house, which had supported arlen specter ever since he switched parties. kate amara, wbal-tv 11 news.
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>> what do you think these results say about the future of the tea party? >> they could make big moves in other states appear rand paul' s victory was the first real win for the tea party. >> it will be interesting. thank you. a baltimore county man is furious over orders to remove a sign from his yard. officials ordered a campaign sign from his front yard saying the side exceeded size limits. the man said he removed the sign to avoid citations. nearby businesses have even larger size. the man is considering his legal options. 53 degrees on tv hill. caught on tape, it will leave you in shock.
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>> a man accused of setting off a bomb in times square makes his first court appearance. >> this is the beltway at harford road. harford road.
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>> welcome back. 55 degrees downtown. all is quiet today. you will not have the rain to contend with today. hopefully the commute will go smoother today. the clouds will eventually break up. it is mostly cloudy right now. 50 in tone it down. 54 at the airport. a mixture of clouds and some sunshine. a slight chance for a sprinkle, 20%. most areas will stay dry. a high temperature near 67 degrees. it will get warmer by the end of
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the week. we will check the seven-day forecast coming up in just a few minutes. now to the news desk. >> the times square attempted bombing suspect made his first court appearance yesterday. the judge scheduled a preliminary hearing for june 1. it was agreed that faisal shahzad should be held without bail. he was arrested on an airplane trying to flee to do by. >> at a texas bus driver is being hailed as a hero. take a look at this video. the driver was behind the wheel and saw what he thought was a dog in the road. it was a baby. the data cannot a few seconds later and returned home without -- the father came out a few seconds later and returned home without saying a word. my heart stopped when i saw
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that. >> how does a baby get in the middle of the road? 5:12. the companies are finding a way to attack more fees on to your bill. >> do not be a couch potato. it is never too late to learn. >> that grandmother is practicing what she preaches. >> we are getting a look at your morning commute. we're dealing with a water main break in the city.
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>> now traffic pulse 11 and insta-weather plus together. >> how is of looking? >> one of those mornings you hope stays that way. it is clear on the major roadways. there is one problem and all lanes are closed east bound because of a water main break. otherwise we're running smoothly. 53 miles per hour on southbound 95. so far so good on the west side at 60 miles per hour. no problems on the j.f.x. this morning. 295 looks good as well. 11 minutes on the west side from top to bottom. 11 minutes southbound i-95 down to 32. we start with the beltway west of york road and everything is moving smoothly. 295 near 32 is problem free
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north and southbound. the tunnels and bridges are checking out fine. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. let's check on the buses and trains. >> we have a smooth commute despite some diversions on the buses right now. four and 20 right now and diverted at back river neck. the 51 bus with a diversion monroe. light rail is on schedule. marc trains are looking good. no delays on penn, camden, and brunswick lines. now back to tony pann. >> things are pretty quiet compared to the last couple of days. we had the rain yesterday. to date should be much better. we do have cloudy skies -- today should be much better. 55 downtown.
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53 in rock hall. the skies will be cloudy. we will see some sunshine breaking through the clouds. that will be the trend today, more and more sunshine. we could see a shower passed by. there is a disturbance back here in ohio. most of the rain missing us to the north and south. this system finally pulls off the coast. there is a big area of high pressure that will be the dominating factor in our weather story. it will bring the sunshine back and warm the temperatures. we will be close to 80 by friday. some sunshine will break through today. more sun this afternoon. 20% chance for a rain shower. most areas will stay dry. high temperatures in the 60's. cool but nothing unusual tonight
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with temperatures dropping into the 50's. a storm system will pass to our south tomorrow. most of the rain will state south of us. sunshine is back in the forecast and temperatures will be in the mid to upper 70's. finally getting closer to where we should be. 76 on thursday with sunshine. 81 on friday. it will feel like summer by the end of the week. a chance for a thunderstorm on both saturday and sunday, but only 30%. high temperatures in the mid 70's. it gets real warm by the middle of next week. upper 80's by tuesday and wednesday of next week. >> in the consumer alert, your credit card company may be using a loophole to keep you pay more.
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this will keep interest payments high. if a bar work only pays a minimum balance, -- if a borrower only pays a minimum balance, the higher interest rate can continue to add. you can pay more than the minimum payment. americans are thinking small when it comes to cars. it is up from 10%. it is better interiors and more cabin space that is leading consumers to smaller cars. 40 compaq's are on the market this year, up from 31 -- 40 markets are on the this year, up from 31 last year. >> as toyota is preparing to
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recall several plexuses. it will affect 4000 lexus models across the u.s.. the steering wheels don't return to their original position after making turns. general motors is tightening their wallets. there will no longer pay employees to quit. the uaw is trying to get gm to cough up another round. gm said no thanks. we do have stock futures looking quite a bit lower this morning. stocks overseas were lower as well. germany unexpectedly tightening rules on traders. they have naked short sales until next year. wall street yesterday tumbled.
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there are concerns. the dow was down 115. and close to erasing the gains for the year. we're getting a key report on inflation. the cost of living probably remained flat. stores like walmart continue cutting prices. the europe problems will also probably keep prices down. i'm jane king reporting for wbal-tv 11 news. >> thank you. a dallas grandmother is a recent graduate. she is 90 and shows no sign of showing down. she started college in 1938 but dropped out to get married and to start a family. now she has her master's degree in psychology.
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>> i am grateful that i possibly an inspiration for the elderly. continue your graduation and be glad you did. i have to make up my mind what i will do for the rest of my life. >> she may not have to look very far. the university is considering creating a position just for her so she could help others her age get back in the class of. >> i cannot believe she is up 90. she is amazing. 63 degrees. we will check traffic and weather together. >> orioles need extra innings against the kansas city royals. they tried to end their the losing streak. >> e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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should baltimore county ban adult businesses from setting up shops their residential areas? e-mail your response to watercooler@wbaltv.com.
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>> 11 sports. >> a win over the kansas city royals is not something most teams get all excited about. the orioles avoided getting swept spirit a couple of sighs of relief. kevin millwood, a solid start but he does not get the win. he is not gotten a break. luke scott and is gone, the second home run of the night.
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it pulls the orioles within one. corey patterson goes to right center field. a solo shot. tied at 3. bottom of the tent. orioles loaded the bases. nick markakis and is the game winner into left center field. for-3, orioles over the roles in 10 innings -- 4-3, but no wind for kevin millwood. >> the reason he does not have five wins, we have to credit the other guys. they have been good to. we have had opportunities to score runs. he has done a great job. >> orioles take on the rangers in texas before they go to interleague play in washington against the nationals.
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i hope your day is off to light fantastic start. >> 5:27. coming up in t next half-hour -- >> the baltimore county council is taking up a measure that would have a big impact on area businesses. details are next. >> could there be more oil in the gulf than we have been told that it could be more than 10 times earlier estimates. the very latest on that oil slick coming up. >> things are pretty quiet in the weather department today. we will show the seven-day forecast coming up. >> looking at a smooth ride. there are reports of an rainbow, why so blue? hmmm, i'm losing energy this morning. did you have a good breakfast? nooo. here, try this, it's under three hundred calories
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